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Malcolm Dougherty
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    Great depending on division

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    Former Employee - Transportation Planner
    Former Employee - Transportation Planner

    I worked at Caltrans full-time

    Pros

    Caltrans is such a huge department with offices in locations throughout the station and various definitions. Lots of mobility to jump around if you don't like your current position/location while still maintaining benefits. Great place to learn a little bit of everything.

    Cons

    Not a very good place if you really want to delve into a particular topic and get the ball moving. very beaurcratic.

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    No opinion of CEO

Caltrans Interviews

Updated Nov 22, 2014
Updated Nov 22, 2014

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    Student Assistant Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Anonymous Interview Candidate
    Application Details

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeksinterviewed at Caltrans in November 2014.

    Interview Details

    I was not very confident during the interview; however, I got through it with God's help. Having good grades helps. They asked me a few questions. The interview lasted less than 15 minutes. It took a little less than two weeks for them to call me to inform me that I got the job. Make sure you pray a lot before the interview. If it's God's will, you will get the job. If it's not His will, then you won't get the job. Being at peace with His will is what gives peace.

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Website www.dot.ca.gov
Headquarters Sacramento, CA
Size 5000+ Employees
Founded 1970
Type Government
Industry Government
Revenue Unknown / Non-Applicable per year
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California Department of Transportation (Caltrans) wants you to get your kicks on Route 66 -- and on their other highways, as well. Caltrans designs, constructs, maintains, and operates the Golden State's highway system's 50,000 miles of roadways. It oversees a variety of programs in areas including highway and mass transportation, aeronautics, transportation planning, and administration. Caltrans also provides assistance for about 400 public-use airports, offers inter-city rail services (alone and with Amtrak), and promotes the use of alternative modes of transportation... More

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